Product Management and R&D have decided that QlikView Direct Discovery will not receive any development and only critical bug fixes will be considered. That means only engine crashes or incorrect data values will be considered for a fix.
No feature requests for Direct Discovery will be considered or accepted by PM or R&D.
Additional information from product management:
"Any cases we get for DD can be handled with the following advice that it’s a feature which is in maintenance mode and only critical bug fixes will be considered no feature enhancements will be considered
Qlik are investing heavily in Big Data going forward and a fully supported solution is available today built into Qlik Sense and also possible with QlikView using the QMS API’s - On Demand App Generation, white papers/videos/code examples can be shared with all customers/partners: https://community.qlik.com/blogs/qlikviewdesignblog/2018/01/23/big-data-and-qlik-sense-on-demand-app-generation
This has been implemented at a number of customers globally and was first delivered as an out of the box solution in the June 2017 release and has been enhanced a number of times since then. One example can be seen on qlik.com: https://blog.qlik.com/so-how-do-you-humanize-big-data